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HH Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurates the sixth edition of the award-winning Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2016

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces 10-day extravaganza led by ADEC, set to inspire curious minds to take up more STEM subjects Festival has dual benefit of complementing school curriculum and meeting government education objectives Fun and inspiring range of workshops …

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How UAE’s Julphar and Siemens are tackling diabetes in the Middle East with digital tech

As World Diabetes Day is marked around the globe on 14th November, a first-of-its kind factory in the UAE is providing affordable insulin to the Middle East with the help of digitalization technology from Siemens. Established in 1980, Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceuticals) is the first pharmaceutical manufacturer in the GCC and one of the largest in the Middle East. In order …

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Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Opens “My Health Conference 2016”

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, inaugurated “My Health Conference 2016”, under the slogan “Let’s talk together for the benefit of our children’s health”. The two-day event was organized by the Health Education Department of the Supreme Council for …

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Leading industry experts highlight opportunity for e-Health at Life Science Discussion hosted by Dubai Science Park

Inaugural panel calls for continued expansion of the e-Health sector, while another raised focus on intellectual property rights transforming healthcare Dubai has the potential to become one of the world’s leading e-Health nations, according to delegates that gathered at the 2nd Dubai Life Science Discussion hosted by Dubai Science Park, a member of TECOM Group, during UAE e-Health week at …

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Aster DM Healthcare wins the ‘Excellence in Healthcare Sector’ Award at the Qadat Al Tagheer Awards 2016

On occasion of the 2nd UAE-INDIA Economic Forum, the healthcare conglomerate was felicitated for their outstanding achievements through their business endeavors that helped shape the economies of both countries. Aster DM Healthcare has received the “Excellence in Healthcare Sector” award at the Qadat Al Tagheer Awards 2016, the inaugural awards of the 2nd UAE-INDIA Economic Forum. Ms. Alisha Moopen – …

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A step towards better science for education policy

By Connie St Louis- SciDev.Net Evidence-based policy. It’s one of those phrases that has become ubiquitous. But what exactly does it mean? And perhaps more importantly, where is that evidence coming from, and can it be trusted as a basis for formulating policy? The NGO The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has been wrestling with such questions in the …

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A step towards better science for education policy

By SciDev.Net – Connie St Louis Evidence-based policy. It’s one of those phrases that has become ubiquitous. But what exactly does it mean? And perhaps more importantly, where is that evidence coming from, and can it be trusted as a basis for formulating policy? The NGO The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) has been wrestling with such questions in …

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Free registration in the 9th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences

Upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum End of October is the deadline for submitting abstracts to be presented as posters United Arab Emirates, Dubai – Upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, Chairman of Dubai Health Authority, and the Patron of Hamdan Medical …

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Diplomats told to study science and health

By SciDev.Net – Inga Vesper Diplomats need better training in science and health to support international collaborations dealing with shared problems and increase the scientific capacity of developing countries, a UK summit has heard. When it comes to science diplomacy, both rich and poor nations must do more to involve foreign affairs officials in research efforts and cooperation, said a …

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UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia) and Carbon Ambassadors support Nairobi clean drinking water project

The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), under the umbrella of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has sponsored an innovative project by a team from the Carbon Ambassadors Programme, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and in cooperation with the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (Dubai Carbon). The Carbon Ambassadors Programme was launched by Dubai …

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